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Erin Joanna Augis

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Erin Augis is associate professor and chair of sociology at Ramapo College of New Jersey. She has been researching Senegal's reformist Islamic movements and writing on female adherents' beliefs and practices for eighteen years. She also writes and speaks on the presence of militaristic Islamic movements in the Sahara. She recently published "Aïcha's Sounith Hair Salon: Friendship, Profit, and Resistance in Dakar" in Islamic Africa (December 2014), and she is completing a book manuscript on Senegal's reformist women.